This week marked the beginning of CRUZEX, an international military exercise hosted by the Brazilian Air Force.
Translation: CRUZEX happens from the 18th to the 30th of November…in Natal, and brings together 13 countries, including Brazil….
Other nations tweeted their participation:
At one point, the Brazilian Air Force tweeted out a map (since deleted) which caused some consternation in Scandinavia.
The correction was made, and the resulting map gives a good idea of the international scope of the exercise.
Pictures and video from the event have been spectacular.
Translation: Flight of an 5-5 Tiger in formation with American F-16 fighters during the operational exercise.
Keep up with current events in Brazil here.